Genevieve Goffman is an artist living in Portland, OR. She graduated from Reed College, and her work has been shown in S1, The Melanie Flood Project, The White Gallery, and HQHQ. Much of her work involves the finding and re-organizing of fragments, in the hopes of comparing the stories that are remembered to those that fall through the cracks.
For TMNW, Genevieve will explore the importance of faking it till you make, making do, and the pretense that makes up both her gym life and her art practice. (more)
MSHR is a collaborative project composed of Birch Cooper and Brenna Murphy, founded in 2011 in Portland, Oregon and now based in New York City. The duo produces sculptural synthesizers, ritualistic performances, and installations that place the human body into a dynamic relationship with sound and light, generating expanded sensory experiences.
They will be performing an experimental audiovisual set in Gary Hill’s studio. (more)
Joe Milutis is a professor and an interdisciplinary artist who works primarily between interdisciplinary areas to create and explore unforeseen conjunctions. His practice encompasses academic and creative work in a variety of media and distribution modes, including experiments in narrative and poetics; sound and radio; video; new media; performance and various media/literature hybrids. (more)
Friday, Februrary 17th, 2017 | 19:00 – 21:00 at Ex-club (Merimiehenkatu 36, 00150 Helsinki, Finland)
Reading Group Monthly Meeting, Helsinki
Film Series Winter is coming and the days are becoming shorter.
INCA Press Book Release: There will be books available for purchase, between 2pm and 4pm at Kuvataideakatemia Library, Helsinki. Open discussion on INCA press’s new books (in English)
INCA Press Book Launch + Editor’s/Artist Talk: launch of the books including “Forms of Education: Couldn’t Get a Sense of It” & “To Make a Public: Temporary Art Review 2011-2016”. Presentation/talk by editors Aeron Bergman and Alejandra Salinas, and contributors Diego Bruno and Sezgin Boynik, followed by QA and discussion. (more)
This Might Not Work: Darkness. The first screening of our six-part film program for the fall. Army of Shadows (1969), dir. Jean-Pierre Melville.
Film Screening in an unknown location – The group is gathering on the ground floor lobby of Kuvataideakatemia (Elimäenkatu 25 A, 00510 Helsinki) at 6:30 pm then walking to the location (5 min). Note–Bring things to keep yourselves warm. (more)
“On loan” Exhibition – (Exhibition Dates: August 21 – September 3) Participating Artists: Clifford Owens, Rirkrit Tiravanija, Mladen Stilinović, Susanne Winterling, Jueqian Fang (more)
Panel Discussion: The Need for Alternative Approaches in Art and Education
Alejandra Salinas (INCA – Institute for New Connotative Action) – Seattle
Philip Wohlestetter (Red May University) – Seattle
Victoria Anne Reis and manuel arturo abreu (home school) – Portland
Am Johal (The Vancouver Institute for Social Research) – Vancouver, BC (more)
Gary Hill: Gary Hill is one of the most important contemporary artists investigating the relationships between language/text, sounds and electronic images. He has been the recipient of many awards and fellowships including the Guggenheim fellowship and MacArthur award. His influential works have been exhibited in most major contemporary art museums worldwide. (more)
Jeanne Heuving & Maged Zaher: (Artist talk and Book Reading)
Jeanne Heuving has published two critical monographs and two creative books. Her cross genre book Incapacity won a 2004 Book of the Year Award from Small Press Traffic.
Maged Zaher currently lives in Seattle. He has five books of poetry and two translation books of Arabic poetry. In 2013 he won the weekly Stranger’s Genius award in literature. (more)
Carrie Bodle: Carrie Bodle received her Master’s of Science in Visual Studies from the MIT Visual Arts Program in 2005. Artist residencies and fellowships include Rockefeller Foundation Bellagio Center, IBM Watson Collaborative User Experience Group in Cambridge (more)
Melanie Noel: Melanie Noel is the author of The Monarchs (Stockport Flats, 2013). Her poems have also appeared in Weekday, Spiral Orb, La Norda Especialo and THE ARCADIA PROJECT. She sometimes leads experiential workshops meant to invoke synesthesia and an altered sense of scale. (more)
Rob Rhee: Robert Rhee is a Seattle based artist and writer. He has exhibited both nationally and internationally, including White Columns in NY, the Hunterdon Art Museum, the Ilmin Museum of Art in Seoul, the Changwon 2010 Biennale, and the Ferdinand Van Dieten Gallery in the Netherlands. (more)
Babak Golkar: Babak Golkar was born in Berkeley in 1977. He spent most of his formative years in Tehran until 1996 when he migrated to Vancouver, where he obtained a Bachelor of Fine Arts in Visual Arts from Emily Carr Institute in 2003 and a Masters of Fine Arts from the University of British Columbia in 2006. (more)
Gretchen Bennett: Gretchen Bennett is a Seattle based artist, who’s works has been shown in variety of different venues locally and internationally. This year, Gretchen Bennett’s work was included in the exhibition, The Potato Eaters at Greg Kucera Gallery in Seattle, WA. In 2014 she received the Betty Bowen Special Recognition Award (more)
Suitcase Exhibit: Curated by Daniele di Lodovico, Organized by This Might Not Work. The project is an ongoing art exhibition. The first manifestation of Suitcase was the New York Public Library’s Art Collection Galleries on April 13, 2005 and included ten American artists and ten Italian artists. (more)
Saturday April 9th 2016 | 5 pm at Gallery 110
Suitcase Exhibit Curator Talk and Gallery Walkthrough: Gallery 110 has organized a talk and gallery walkthrough for both the Suitcase exhibition in the West gallery and Sean Fansler’s exhibition in the East gallery. Join us for a tour of the exhibition, artist talk and curator’s talk. (More)
Barbara Polster: Barbara Polster (b. 1987, Cleveland, OH) is an artist investigating themes of human limitation, wonder, and relationship to natural scale, primarily through sculpture, installation, and video. Recent solo exhibitions include: a [super]symmetry (2014) and superposition (2013), William Busta Gallery, Cleveland, OH. (more)
Paul Berger: Paul Berger is the former professor at University of Washington’s School of Art. Berger has earned a BA degree in art at UCLA and MFA graduate work at the Visual Studies Workshop in Rochester, NY. His work involves multiple images in structured sequences, often with texts. Also his interest in sequence and narrative transitioned to one based in digital manipulation of electronic imagery beginning in the early 1980’s. (more)
Nasrin Himada: Nasrin Himada is a writer and curator residing in Montréal. Her interdisciplinary research interests focus on the history of Palestinian cinema, art and activism, and the militarization of urban space through prison infrastructure and police surveillance. She is the co-editor of the journal Scapegoat: Architecture/Landscape/Political Economy. (more)
Max Kraushaar: Max Kraushaar was born and raised in Seattle. As an artist his goal has always been to seek answers to his own questions, regardless of medium. In the past Max has made, alone and collaboratively, books, rooms, gifs, videos, plays, sculptures, apps, photos, robots and a bunch of lame jokes. Currently Max lives in the small town of Twisp, Washington where he is building a gigantic studio that may or may not work.
Brandon Alesauskas: Seattle based artist working with image, sound, and gustation who has shown work in different venues in the Northwest including Glass Box, Violet Strays, and Hedreen Gallery.
Daniele Di Lodovico: Doctoral candidate in Art History. Dissertation titled “Wooden Sculptures and the Making of Devotion in Central Italy of the XII-XV Centuries.
Aeron Bergman & Alejandra Salinas: Aeron Bergman (Detroit, USA) and Alejandra Salinas (La Rioja, Spain) are an artist duo who have lived in New York, Toronto, Detroit, London, Barcelona, Gothenburg, Oslo and currently live in Seattle.
Steve Davis: Documentary portrait and landscape photographer. Completed photographic project Captured Youth in juvenile prison facilities in Washington State. Coordinator of photography, media curator, and adjunct faculty member at The Evergreen State College.
Joe T. Tennis, Ph.D.: Invisible “Conceptual” Art and the Harm It Can Do: Defining the Aesthetics of the Archive, Classification, and Knowledge Organization.
Thursday, May 12th 2015 | 7 pm at University of Washington School of Art
Film Screening of The Rules of the Game (dir. Jean Renoir)